China's largest waste-to-energy plant to start operating in May
The largest power plant in China fueled by garbage, the Hangu Power plant in the city of Tianjin, will begin operating by the end of May, according to the spokesman for the Tianjin Electric Power Corporation.
The Hangu plant is expected to consume 2,000 tonnes of trash daily, generating 146 million kwh of electricity annually. It has the largest complete sealed trash tank in China, which can keep 20,000 tonnes of trash in storage.
With an advanced incineration system, emissions from the Hangu power plant meet will meet EU standards, the spokesman said.